Charles M. Ruggles (Pipe Organs) (Opus 17, 1987)

Exhibited in the 1995 OHS convention(s)

Location:

St. James Episcopal Church
25150 E. River Road
Grosse Ile, MI 48138 US
Organ ID: 5491

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on February 09, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 11 ranks. 576 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 13 stops. 12 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 13
  • Registers: 12
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 05, 2008:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Case of oiled black walnut. Manual naturals of bone, sharps of grenadil. Pipe shades of butternut. 3-sectional facade containing 29 pipes arranged: 11-7-11.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1995.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Clarionet is from Johnson Op. 506 (1878).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab OHS Organ Handbook 1995 (Lower Michigan), p. 121.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ case: Ruggles promotional photograph. Taken on 1987-01-01

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